Holy Kursk-Root Icon at Holy Protection Church, Cabramatta – 5 November 2011

On Saturday 5 November 2011 the Holy Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God was brought to the Protection of the Holy Virgin parish in Cabramatta.

The Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad together with the rector Archpriest Boris Ignatievsky, Deacon Ivan Bots and visiting clergy. His Grace Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal and Canada was also present. (more…)

Myrrh-Streaming Icon of the Mother of God, “Softening of Evil Hearts” at Holy Protection Church, Cabramatta (2 Mar 11) – photoreport

His Grace Bishop Gabriel celebrates the Divine Liturgy for the Meeting of the Lord at Holy Protection Church, Cabramatta (15 Feb 11) – photoreport

Посещение Австралийской Епархии протоиереем Александром Суворовым из Казахстанской Митрополии

С 18 по 26 октября по благословению  митрополита Астанайского и Казахстанского Александра и митрополита Восточно-Американского и Нью-йоркского Илариона, статс-секретарь казахстанской митрополии, протоиерей Александр Суворов посетил город Сидней.

В городе Сиднее протоиерей Александр принял участие в торжествах, посвященных 50-летию совместной жизни замечательных людей: Владимира и Софии Бойковых, семьи воспитавшей нескольких священнослужителей, сумевшей объединить вокруг себя многочисленную православную общину, в которой сохранили православную веру, русский язык и культуру. (more…)

Liturgical Music Seminar at Holy Protection Parish, Cabramatta

At one point it seemed there would not be a 2010 Russian Orthodox Choir Singer’s and Conductor’s Conference, due to its cancellation (in Brisbane).  Fortunately, the wonderfully committed and stoic Andrei Laptev, a considerable musician and veritable asset to the Russian Orthodox Community in Australia, decided to not accept this travesty and asked the community if there was sufficient interest to maintain the venue in another location (Cabramatta, NSW).  We all answered ‘yes’, and Andrei obtained a Blessing to  proceed with a plan which would ultimately result in a truly fantastic event. (more…)

Announcement – Holy Protection Parish, Cabramatta to hold Liturgical Music Seminar, 27-30 May 2010

The parish of the Protection of the Holy Virgin in Cabramatta will hold a Liturgical Music Seminar from Thursday 27th May to Sunday 30th May, 2010.

The objective of this Seminar, supported by the and the Australia and New Zealand Diocesan (ROCOR) Sacred Music Committee, is to bring together singers and conductors and together to explore the wealth and majesty of Russian liturgical music through lectures, hands-on workshops, rehearsals and divine services.

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Invitation – “The World is not Enough” – Sunday, 16 May 2010

Bright Tuesday at Holy Protection Church, Cabramatta – 6 April 2010, photoreport

Baptism of our Lord – Holy Protection Church, Cabramatta – photoreport

Myrrh-Streaming Icon of the Mother of God, “Softening of Evil Hearts” at Protection of the Mother of God Church, Cabramatta (13 Dec 09) – photoreport